International Journal of Endocrinology / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Moderate Weight Reduction in an Outpatient Obesity Intervention Program Significantly Reduces Insulin Resistance and Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Severely Obese Adolescents

Table 3

Patients at risk before and after participation in the obesity intervention program.

Before treatmentAfter treatment

Total cholesterol >5 mmol/L25%18%
LDL cholesterol >3.5 mmol/L16%10%
HDL cholesterol <0.9 mmol/L27%51%
Triglycerides >1.6 mmol/L30%30%
HOMA >466%54%
HbA1c >6.1%10%0%